Acne can be a very tough condition to go through. Most commonly faced by teenagers and young adults, this situation not only affects the health of your skin but also your self-esteem and confidence.
We are here to help you cuties out with everything that causes acne, signs to watch out for that might lead to the condition, different products you can use to neutralize acne and pimples, and ways to prevent the condition altogether.
Signs of Acne
- Small red bumps, also known as Papules
- Small red bumps containing white or yellow pus, also known as Pustules
- Redness around the skin eruptions
- Scarring of the skin
What Causes Acne?
Acne is a skin condition that affects the pores, specifically your hair follicles and oil glands. When your skin accumulates dirt particles, it tends to clog the oil glands and whiteheads start to appear. And when the oil gland inside gets infected with bacteria it turns into a pimple.
- Exposure to harsh sunlight
- Spicy foods
- Too much alcohol
- Excessive sugar in your diet
- Not washing and cleaning your face regularly.
- Hormonal imbalance
- Sudden environmental changes including weather or excess dirt and pollution
Why Green Tea is Good for Treating Acne
Green tea is a natural astringent. It helps skin shrink to make it less oily. Green tea is also an antioxidant ingredient. According to many studies, drinking green tea helps fight acne as it reduces the production of sebum in your skin.
But overdoing it is not the right path. Having one cup of green tea a day is enough. Green tea can also be used as a topical solution. It reduces inflammation, removes bacteria from your skin and prevents spots from appearing.
Pimples bothering? We have got just the right products with green tea extracts that are the perfect solution if you’re suffering from acne or oily skin. Continue reading to find out which green tea is your bes-tea!Face Wash
A gentle cleanser for acne-prone skin is what you and your skin needs. Green Tea Pore Cleansing Face Wash is a mild face wash to get rid of all that acne, dirt, and impurities resting on your face. That’s not it! It also has glycolic acid to fight dead skin cells and unclog pores to give you smooth and clear skin.
A toner can help minimize the appearance of pores on your skin and give an even tone to it. Green Tea Alcohol-Free Toner contains all the good antioxidant and astringent properties of green tea extracts without any alcohol. By clarifying and tightening up your skin the toner helps you fight acne.
Apply it after your face wash routine. After you wash your face, pat it dry with a towel. Then take a few drops on your palm or a cotton pad and dab it gently on your face and neck.
After you’re done applying your toner and letting it air dry, follow it up with an oil-free moisturizer. This will help you keep your skin hydrated. Our Green Tea Oil-Free Moisturizer is definitely an oil-free bestie you have been dreaming of!
Looking to tackle those annoying acne scars and active acne at the same time? You are at the right spot with the Green Tea Clear Spot-Light Gel. Apply this light gel formula on your active acne and that gorgeous skin is yours to love!
Green Tea Renewed Clarity Night Gel - This green tea ultra-light night gel combats acne by clarifying and nourishing the skin so you wake up with a glowing and oil-free face.
How to Prevent Acne?
-Stay away from refined food products with a lot of sugar content.
-Wash your hair a minimum of 2-3 times a week with an anti-dandruff shampoo. Dirt particles can get caught easily in your hair and drop down to your face, especially your forehead
-Use a gentle face scrub and cleanser along with a mild face wash.
-Use non-comedogenic products so you don’t clog your pores allowing your skin to breathe and stay hydrated.